Vivian  Kerby
(Keifer) (Palmer), 71, Windber, died January 15, 2020 at Windber Woods. Born May 2, 1948 to the late Walter and Audrey (Owens) Keifer. Preceded in death by nephews, Ryan and Eric Kepple. Survived by children, Brian Thomas (Kathy); Robert "Scott" Thomas; Stacy (Thomas) Adams (Greg); siblings, Bob Keifer; Tom Keifer (Charlene); Dean Keifer (Sheila); Audrey Kepple (Richard); and numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. Vivian was an avid bear collector, loved music, and going on road trips. She enjoyed camping, the outdoors, and was always taking care of people. Vivian was a nurse's aide and attended Westmont Hill Top School. At Vivian's request, there will be no services. Donations may be made to Vivian's family or to the funeral home to help with expenses. Arrangements in care of Simple Alternatives, Inc., 717 Main St. Windber. Affordable Cremation & Sensible Funeral Care. Condolences may be made at
Published on January 17, 2020


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Sally Anne/Facciani Plotkin
Jan 19, 2020
'Sending my sympathy to Vivian's family, upon your loss. Vivian was a memorable childhood friend from our Elim neighborhood. May she rest in peace.
Joan weaver
Jan 17, 2020
My sincere condolences for Vivian's family & loved ones. I will always remember her kindness ❤️ she took me in (a runaway) she gave me place to stay this was around 1970 when she lived in Prospect . Vivian I will never forget you. Rest with God my friend untill we meet again.